The lectures introduce the basic principles of rationality, the art of creativity, and their applications in daily life, moral reasoning, and different disciplines and professions, and the identification of common fallacies and cognitive biases in reasoning and decision making.
To facilitate discussion among students, which is a key teaching and learning activity, classes would be taught in the format of workshops to encourage greater interactivity. Daily life and current affairs examples from movies, documentaries and newspapers, as well as cases in different academic areas such as scientific discoveries, technological inventions, groundbreaking ideas in philosophy, thinking styles of historical figures, etc. would be used as illustrations.
Group presentation, project, individual assignment and quiz give opportunities for students to demonstrate their understanding and mastery the topics of art of critical and creative thinking.